When you move to a new house, have a wedding, open a restaurant or a bar, or choose some porcelain gift for friends in a festival, If the price of ceramic tableware is low and the quality is poor, some harmful substances will be emitted. Please do not buy such ceramic tableware. So, how to choose ceramic tableware? Let’s give you some tips.
1. Choose the good ceramic material
When choosing and buying ceramic tableware, the bone china, reinforced porcelain is the best, both of these two materials are high-quality ceramic. Bone porcelain is recognized as a kind of high-grade porcelain in the world, it is a natural milky white, high permeability, light, and delicate texture, and the reinforced porcelain also high-fire process manufacture, it’s widely used and durable used.
2. Look close to the tableware
First, take a close look at the porcelain models, inside and outside. To see whether the porcelain glaze is smooth and lubricated and whether there are scratches, holes, black spots or bubbles.
Second, you can check the foot and bottom of the ceramic tableware, now in the market, there is much porcelain tableware with gorgeous appearance but poor quality, general ceramic tableware is a fire in the kiln, so the foot and the bottom usually no glazed on this part, you can see the ceramic body directly and clearly of the material, so if you get a plate, you can turn it over and take a look at the color of the bottom, if good porcelain, the foot should be white and delicate, when touching it smooth.
3. Check the tableware through the light
After touching, is better to take out your phone, turn on the flashlight, and look through the porcelain body, what we see at this time is not whether it is transparent or not, but whether the transparent part is uniform and free of impurities If you can see through the light that there are obvious black spot impurities inside, then be sure not to buy it. The part of a good ceramic that passes through light is very uniform.
4. To compare each model if a set
To check each model is any deform in shape, if a dinnerware set, it’s necessary to compare the don’t forget to try the lid if match with the body. To check if they are suitable for each other accessories to see whether the shape and the pattern decoration is consistent, if some model with lid,
5.Knock at the tableware and listen
Take out some models, and knock on the body and listen to the sound of gently tapping on porcelain, If the sound is clear and sweet, it means that the porcelain body is fine and dense, without crack.
6. Check the pattern on the tableware
If you choose some porcelain tableware with pattern design, you must to check the pattern, pay attention to whether the color of the pattern is bright, if it is not bright, it may be that the temperature does not meet the requirements when baking pattern, the lead and cadmium are dissolved from this kind of products usually higher.
7. Take care for the golden decoration
When choosing porcelain dinnerware with gold and silver, wipe it with your hands. It is the top grade if it does not fade. To choose and buy products for microwave ovens, you should avoid products with metal decoration, such as gold or silver edges, is better not to choose those with golden or silver pattern.
Hope all these will helpful for you to choose the satisfy ceramic tableware.